“Everyone has setbacks, disappointments and missed opportunities.
But wallowing in the past and focusing on the negatives is a sure way to doom your future.
So put the past behind you and embrace today as the beginning of your new season.” — Edward T. Creagan, M.D. Mayo Clinic
At my annual physical exam, my doctor shared with me the story of a small growth that he had ignored years ago.
He was too busy in medical school to have to have it removed.
Still learning after all these years.
When I was young, I thought I would know just about everything by the time I graduated from college. Continue reading “Thoughts at 10,000 Feet*”
She’s a bitch.
I don’t like her. I try to avoid her.
Yet, this woman taught me something valuable. Continue reading “No time for this!”
Even though I live in Oregon, Wisconsin Public Radio (WPR) is one of my favorite radio stations. Thanks to the Internet, I stream WPR programs daily.
I looked twice when I saw the date. May 5, 2034.
This was the maturity date for a bond.
How many years is that from today? 16 Continue reading “2034”
With apologies to Charles Dickens.
In many ways, 2017 was the best of times for me.
Then in the last eight months, it was the worst of times bringing terrible grief.
Now on the last day of 2017, I am looking forward with guarded optimism to 2018.
Today is my birthday which puts me in a philosophical frame of mind.
I found myself thinking about the tumultuous year that flew by.
So many good things! Life was a joy. My sons and their families were doing great. Continue reading “Musings on my birthday”
Another sign that my grandson is growing up!